Planning Your Estate After A Terminal Diagnosis

Receiving a terminal diagnosis is a devastating health outcome for a patient and their loved ones, and while it most certainly will cause dread and despair, it is important to realize that the terminally diagnosed person and their family must take certain steps to ensure Read More …

Don’t Go to College Without a POA and Health Care Proxy!

Planning for college can simultaneously be an extremely exciting and daunting prospect. Between looking for dorms, choosing classes, and buying necessary items, the transition period between high school graduation and the first day of college is hectic. An overlooked part of this process, however, are Read More …

5 Steps to Take When Caring for Someone With Dementia

When caring for someone with dementia, it can be heartbreaking to see the symptoms of this cognitive disease to wear down your family member. Dementia gradually takes their mental capabilities such as their memory and ability to communicate which ultimately will affect their physical abilities. Read More …

6 Common Mistakes in Estate Planning to Avoid

While estate planning is an important task everyone faces at one point, it can get complicated. Oftentimes we are forced to think about our own mortality, and how we want our valuables to be passed along which is never easy. But essentially, the purpose of Read More …

National Elder Law Month: 5 Elder Care Planning Tips

May is the celebration month of National Elder Law Month! Originating in 1963, National Elder Law Month stemmed from President John F. Kennedy issuing Proclamation 3527. He declared the month of May “Senior Citizens Month,” proclaiming that all “informal and educational means should be used” Read More …

How to Effectively Plan Ahead When Diagnosed with Dementia?

After receiving a devastating diagnosis of dementia, you may be overwhelmed with confusion on what next steps to take. Many are quick to evaluate their medical options, but oftentimes the legal considerations are overlooked. Nevertheless, legal planning allows for stability in a time of uncertainty. Read More …

Importance of Revising Your Estate Plan Before and After Divorce

Divorce can be a complicated legal procedure, but an important aspect to consider before and after the divorce is your estate plan. Whether before or after a divorce, it’s understandable that you’re tired of sifting through legal documents. However, if you do not take action Read More …

Why The Holidays Are A Great Time To Discuss Estate Planning With Family

The holidays are a few times of the year when the entire family gets together. Your family members are gathered to celebrate so they are more relaxed and not as distracted by everyday obligations. It’s a great time to catch up, make new memories, and Read More …

6 Estate Planning Must-Haves

A common misconception is that having an estate plan simply means drafting a will or a trust. However, there is more to include in your estate planning to ensure that all your assets are seamlessly transferred to your heirs. A successful estate plan should also Read More …